Introduction to SDN

Introduction to SDN, Network Automation, OpenFlow and NFV

This set of free webinars will help you get started with Software Defined Networking. The webinars cover the basic concepts of SDN, network programmability and automation, OpenFlow, and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). They also include an in-depth description of sample product (NEC ProgrammableFlow) and numerous OpenFlow-based SDN use cases.

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Network Programmability 101: This webinar discusses fundamental concepts and ideas that network engineers can use today to start "ramping up" the software-defined path. Matt Oswalt addresses some of the biggest questions on many network professionals' minds - questions like "Do I need to be a programmer to keep my job?", or "There is so much to learn - where do I start?".

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ProgrammableFlow Technical Deep Dive: This free webinar sponsored by NEC Corporation of America describes the benefits and technical details of ProgrammableFlow®, the first production-grade commercial implementation of an OpenFlow-based Software Defined Network with a controller and data center switches.

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Introduction to Software Defined Networking (SDN): This webinar will help you figure out whether it's worth spending time and energy on Software Defined Networking and related technologies, and explain the concepts of SDN, whitebox switching, and network programmability and automation.

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Real Life OpenFlow Use Cases: This free webinar describes typical OpenFlow-based SDN use cases, from programmable network taps and service insertion to policy enforcement and virtual networking. Implementation examples use ProgrammableFlow, the first production-grade commercial implementation of OpenFlow controller and data center switches.

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Software Gone Wild podcast: The Software Gone Wild podcast is focused on software-driven architectures, solutions and technologies that real networking engineers use in production networks.

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